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A&L Goodbody LLP

Julian Yarr

Julian Yarr

Managing Partner


  • Capital Markets - Equity
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Food, Drink & Agri

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Julian is the Managing Partner of A&L Goodbody, a full time executive role he has held since 2010. During this time, A&L Goodbody has focused on providing excellent client services through excellent people. This has included:

building strength and depth of specialist practice groups;
expanding its international footprint and focus;
using technology to improve efficiency and develop new products and services;
attracting and developing the very best talent; and
increasing its commitment to pro bono and diversity and inclusion.
We are regularly regarded as Ireland's leading law firm and accolades in recent years include that of "International Firm of the Year" (Legal Business Awards, 2019), " Most Innovative Law Firm" (IFLR, 2019), "Irish Law Firm of the Year" (Chambers Global, 2018) and "Ireland's Most Innovative Law Firm" (The Financial Times, 2018). In addition, A&L Goodbody has been independently recognised as a Great Place to Work, Most Popular Graduate Recruiter in Law and was the first law firm to be awarded the Business Working Responsibly Mark.

Prior to appointment as Managing Partner, Julian was a specialist M&A and Equity Capital Markets lawyer advising on many of the landmark Irish corporate deals. He was head of A&L Goodbody's London office between 2003 and 2010.

Bar Admissions

Law Society of Ireland
Dublin Solicitors Bar Association
Law Society Of Northern Ireland
Registered European Lawyer with the English S.R.A.


Royal Belfast Academical Institute, Belfast, N. Ireland.

Dundee University, Scotland

Professional Exams. Queens University, Belfast, N. Ireland.
Areas of Practice

Capital Markets - Equity | Corporate and M&A | Corporate Governance & Compliance | Food, Drink & Agri | Investing in Ireland | Private Equity & Venture Capital

Professional Career

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  • International Bar Association
  • Union Internationale des Avocats

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A&L Goodbody LLP 

A&L Goodbody is an Irish law firm providing expert legal advice across every aspect of business law. The Firm advises a broad domestic and international client base in both the private and public sectors, across the island of Ireland.

WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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